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In the News


Podcast Interview | The Ben & Tony Podcast

EP2: The Art of Slowing Down | The Abez Show

The Roundup [Episode 1], a weekly broadcast discussing the latest tech news of the week in MENA – MENAbytes

Money Matters [Episode 1] [Episode 2] – The Pivotal Show

Podcast Interview COVID-19 Impact on Technology – #Fil50 في الخمسينة

Fawry’s Stock Surge Tore It Between Unicorn Status & A Familiar Billion-Dollar Question – WeeTracker

What 2021 will mean for tech in the Middle East – Zdnet

Meet the next digital decade: Middle East experts’ tech predictions for 2020 – Zdnet

Middle East tech: What does 2019 have in store? – Zdnet

Twitter’s 12 Inspiring Women To Follow In 2018 – Ella Mideast Newsletter

Promoting entrepreneurship and technology start-ups top priority in Saudi Arabia – Oxford Business Group


Women in Computing/Tech in Academia and Industry by ArabWiC 2017

EntrepreneurshipProminent Organizations and Venture Capitalists (VC’s) at ArabWIC (Arab Women In Computing) Algeria Conference 2016

StartUp 331 – Episode 33 – TeleLiban

Financial Technology in Emerging MarketsBusiness Essentials: Big Data & Analytics at ArabNet Beirut 2016

Creating a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation through digital  
collaboration at the Launch of the Arab Development Portal, UNDP

Ekta’s Flash Blog  & Entrepreneur ME‘s on The Entrepreneur Middle East Women’s Forum 2015

Indie Artists in the Digital Age at ArabNet Beirut 2015

Digitizing the Event World at Entreprenergy 2015

Cheyef 7alak Inititative in Lebanon “The Viral Effect” – Social Media Week 2011


Enjazi for Libyan Startups

Agrytech Hackathon by Berytech

One Million Arab Coders COVID-19 Hackathon by Dubai Future Foundation

GEMS Global Innovation Challenge (2020)

Blossom Pre-Accelerator (2020)

MITEF Pan Arab Competition 14th Edition